On Thursday, May 19, 2022, Paramount Veterans Network and several Veteran Service Organizations held an informative panel called “Making Connections for Mental Health & Wellness”, moderated by John Elliott, Weather Anchor, CBS New York. Opening Remarks were made by Stephen Hill from CBS’ Magnum P.I.
The event featured special guests:
•Karen Kraft, US Army Vet, Chair, Board of Directors, Veterans in Media & Entertainment
•CSM Sa’eed Mustafa, US Army (Ret.), Author of Resilient Transition: Combating The Feelings Of Stress & Anxiety
•Robert Thomas, Brig. Gen. US Air Force (Ret.), Chief Operating Officer, Operation Homefront
•Antoinette Wallace, US Army National Guard Veteran
•Michelle Carlson, US Director, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention, MOVEMBER
Mental Wellness activities facilitated by:
•Lisa Stern, Ed.D., SHRM-CP, Director of Program Impact & Assessment, FourBlock
•Marina Rabinek, U.S. Navy Veteran and West Coast Regional Director, FourBlock
The event ended with a 5-minute meditation, facilitated by Jon Macaskill, retired Navy SEAL Commander and mindfulness & meditation teacher.
Watch the full event here: